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  • Udayy, Edtech startup raises $2.5 Mn seed funding from Alpha Wave Incubation and others

    Gurugram, India-based edtech startup Udayy, last week raised $2.5 million in a seed funding round led by UAE-based Alpha Wave Incubation.

  • Ruskin Bond joins Unluclass as a Mentor – Delight for budding writers

    This week, Gurugram-based Unluclass announced its exclusive partnership with one of the most popular authors globally, Ruskin Bond.

  • BYJU’s vs Amazon Academy – The battle of edtech giants

    India’s edtech unicorn BYJU’s, on Wednesday, has signed the deal to acquire Aakash Educational Services Limited for $1 billion.

  • Unluclass launches its first comedy course with Bollywood’s renowned comedian Johnny Lever

    Unluclass on Wednesday, announced a video-based comedy course in partnership with India’s renowned comedian Johnny Lever.

  • Kyt, India’s edtech startup raises $5 Mn Series A led by UAE’s Alpha Wave Incubation

    India and Singapore headquartered edtech startup Kyt, on Wednesday raised Series A funding round led by UAE-based Alpha Wave Incubation.

  • Bengaluru-based CountingWell raises $1 Mn from UAE’s DPS and Interstar

    Bengaluru, India-based CountingWell, a mathematics-focused edtech startup, last month, raised $1 million pre-Series A round from UAE-based.

  • Gurugram’s Unlu launches ‘Unluclass’, a learning & entertainment platform

    Unlu, a fan engagement platform, recently, announced that it has launched Unluclass, a celebrity powered Learning and Entertainment platform

  • Zomato bags $660 Mn at a valuation of $3.9 Bn

    India-based international foodtech giant Zomato, on Friday, announced that it has raised $660 in a fresh funding round.

  • Mumbai’s raises $560K seed funding from Malpani Ventures

    Mumbai, India-based, on Tuesday, announced that the company has raised $560,000 in a seed funding round led by Malpani Ventures.

  • Bollywood stars Akshay Kumar and Rana Daggubati to launch Socialswag

    Bollywood stars Akshay Kumar and Rana Daggubati are coming together to launch Socialswag, India’s first influencer-led marketplace.

  • DealShare, social commerce startup raises a whopping $21 Mn

    Jaipur, India-based social commerce startup DealShare, on Tuesday, raised $21 million in its Series C round led by WestBridge Capital.

  • RuralBasket grocery retail startup raises $5 Mn funding

    Tamil Nadu, India-based RuralBasket, on Tuesday, announced that it has raised $5 million funding from Nativelead Foundation.

  • Agritech startup WayCool scores $7.8 Mn debt funding

    Chennai-based agritech startup WayCool Foods, on Thursday, raised $7.8 million in debt funding from Samunnati, RBL Bank and InnoVen Capital.

  • Bengaluru’s FreshToHome raises fresh funding from ADIO

    Bengaluru’s FreshToHome, on Monday, raised fresh funds from Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO) to develop its agritech projects in Abu Dhabi.

  • TagMango scores seed funding from Y Combinator and US & UAE-based angels

    Mumbai-based TagMango, on Friday, raised seed funding from Y Combinator; Twitch’s Kevin Lin; US & UAE-based angels, and others.